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  • Justo Lo Prete
  • Argentina
  • Estudio Durrieu Abogados, Buenos Aires
  • Justo Lo Prete graduated as a lawyer from the Argentine Catholic University in 1993. In 1998, he was awarded a postgraduate Specialization Degree in Criminal Law from Universidad de Belgrano.

    He regularly attends seminars and conferences of lawyers specializing in White Collar Crime and other criminal matters.

    Mr. Lo Prete is a member for Argentina of ICC Fraudnet, the most prestigious and extensive international network of lawyers specialized in fraud and asset tracing and recovery, allowing him to work with lawyers from several jurisdictions. He is identified in Who´s Who Legal as a specialist lawyer in asset recovery, and has contributed the Argentine chapter of 2019 Chambers "White-Collar Crime" guide.

    Mr. Lo Prete has been working at Durrieu Abogados S.C. since 1992, and for 30 continuous years has been representing foreign and national individuals and legal entities, and litigating as criminal complainant and defense attorney.

    Presently, Mr. Lo Prete is mainly focused on the criminal problems companies may face (cyber crimes, money laundering, criminal aspects of compliance, asset recovery, tax crimes, and foreign exchange proceedings before the Argentine Central Bank, among others).

 

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Av. Córdoba 1309,
6º piso “B”|C1055AAD|Buenos Aires,
Argentina

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(54-11) 4311-9500

English, Spanish

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  • Nicolás Durrieu has been a partner in Durrieu Abogados since 2012. He is specialised in white-collar crimes, investigations and asset recovery. Nicolás is a litigator acting as a defence attorney and as a private prosecutor on local and international cases.

    Before engaging in private practice, he worked for the National Criminal and Correctional Courts of the City of Buenos Aires, was appointed clerk for investigation proceedings in the Argentine Ministry of Economy and provided specialised consultancy services on prevention of money laundering, terrorism financing and recovery of assets of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

    Nicolás graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina and has two Master’s degrees in criminal law from Georgetown University, USA, and Universidad Austral. Nicolás is professor of criminal law at Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE) and, further, participated in the drafting of the first Argentine law on criminal liability of corporations for corruption crimes enacted in 2017 as hired consultant to the Federal Senate.

    He wrote several criminal law articles, among others, the book "Compliance, Anticorrupción y Ley de Responsabilidad Penal Empresaria" (Compliance, Anti-corruption and Law on Corporate Criminal Liability), published by Thomson Reuters in March 2018. He speaks Spanish, English and French.

 

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Av. Córdoba 1309,
6º piso “B”|C1055AAD|Buenos Aires,
Argentina

Telephone

(54-11) 4311-9500

Spanish, English ,French

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